YOUTH SPORTS ORGANIZATIONS background checks

Your all-in-one safety program

Protect your athletes and organization with industry-leading background checks and best-in-class sports technology. Everything you need to limit risk, secure data, and keep athletes safe is now included in one complete safety program.

Protect your people

Coach and team
USOPC Compliant Badge Icon

Our background checks meet strict United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee requirements.

NCYS Approved Badge

This is the only background check endorsed by the National Council of Youth Sports.

NGB Trusted Badge

60+ National Governing Bodies trust us to protect their members and athletes.

PBSA Accredited Badge Icon

Proudly accredited by the Professional Background Screening Association.

What’s included in a youth sports safety program?

Get everything your organization needs to safeguard your athletes and their sensitive information in one complete program:

Chat with a safety expert


Trophy Illustration

Background checks

Run best-in-class background checks for coaches, volunteers, and anyone else who interacts with kids.

Online management

Our background checks are managed securely online with convenient, 24/7 access.

Policy guidance

We’ll help you create policies that nurture safe environments for your athletes.

Custom permissions

Set access levels for every user in your organization, allowing only those with the clearance to see screening results.

Data security

Keep sensitive information, including payment details, safe without lifting a finger.

Expert support

Every customer is supported and every background check is reviewed by a safety expert.

Our experience—by the numbers

Blue Shield Illustration

Helped 30,000,000+ kids
stay safe

Eligibility Clipboard Illustration

Screened 750,000+ volunteers and coaches each year

Trophy Illustration

Protected 4,500+ youth sports organizations

How do you manage a youth safety program?

Choose NCSI for background checks and get access to SportsEngine HQ software. This upgraded experience allows you to handle every aspect of your safety program online—all in one place:

• Review screenings

• Track progress

• Assign tasks*

• Set requirements*

• Confirm eligibility*

*SportsEngine HQ Premium feature that requires an upgraded subscription

Woman on laptop
46% Illustration

We catch what discount screenings miss

According to an internal case study, we found 46% more criminal records than database-only searches, including:

• Sex offenses

• Violent crimes

• Felony drug crimes

• Multiple drug & alcohol offenses

Stay in compliance with NCYS and USOPC guidelines

We decode safety mandates and help you meet all USOPC requirements and policies. We’ve put together a comprehensive safety program that meets the strictest requirements in the industry, as well as the NCYS Recommended Safety Guidelines.

Female coach with Clipboard
Female Customer Support Representative

Our experts are here to help

Getting the answer to your question is always just a click away—we have several dedicated staff members on-call to provide daily live support. 

“The customer service we receive from NCSI is far above other companies we have interacted with. NCSI is prompt, thorough, and passionate with all calls and emails we may have with them. We have also been impressed with NCSI’s troubleshooting and attention to potential issues we may have.”

Kay Atteberry

Town of Breckenridge (CO)

Connect with an expert